Pubblicazioni scentifiche

Le principali pubblicazioni scentifiche

Dott.ssa Maria Angela Rustico

  1. Neurodevelopmental outcome at 2 years in twin-twin transfusion syndrome survivors randomized for the Solomon trial.Van Klink JM, Slaghekke F, Balestriero MA, Scelsa B, Introvini P, Rustico M, Faiola S, Rijken M, Koopman HM, Middeldorp JM, Oepkes D, Lopriore E.Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug 19. pii: S0002-9378(15)00899-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.08.033. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Color-dye injection of monochorionic placentas and correlation with pregnancy complications.Lanna MM, Consonni D, Faiola S, Schena V, Ratti M, Ferrazzi E, Rustico MA.Placenta. 2015 Jul 30. pii: S0143-4004(15)30023-0. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2015.07.129. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Risk of congenital disease in 46 infected fetuses according to gestational age of primary human cytomegalovirus infection in the mother.Zavattoni M, Rustico M, Tassis B, Lombardi G, Furione M, Piralla A, Baldanti F.J Med Virol. 2015 Jun 26. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24313. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. A case of ultrasound diagnosis of fetal hiatal hernia in late third trimester of pregnancy.Di Francesco S, Lanna MM, Napolitano M, Maestri L, Faiola S, Rustico M, Ferrazzi E.Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2015;2015:194090. doi: 10.1155/2015/194090. Epub 2015 Apr 23.
  5. Prenatal diagnosis of an extrahepatic umbilicosystemic shunt, a new variant?Faiola S, Bulfamante G, Napolitano M, Mastroianni C, Munari AM, Lanna M, Rustico M.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Mar 23. doi: 10.1002/uog.14852.
  6. Cesarean section plus delayed cord clamping approach in the perinatal management of congenital high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS): a case report.Pivetti V, Cavigioli F, Lista G, Napolitano M, Rustico M, Paganelli A, Ferrazzi E.J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2014 Jan 1;7(3):237-9. doi: 10.3233/NPM-14814006.
  7. Response to “Is fetal magnetic resonance imaging indicated when ultrasound isolated mild ventriculomegaly is present in pregnancies with no risk factors?”.Parazzini C, Righini A, Doneda C, Rustico M, Lanna M, Triulzi F.Prenat Diagn. 2014 Sep;34(9):919. doi: 10.1002/pd.4378. No abstract available.
  8. Prenatal magnetic resonance imaging detection of temporal lobes and hippocampal anomalies in hypochondroplasia.Cesaretti C, Spaccini L, Rustico M, Parazzini C, Doneda C, Re TJ, Righini A.Prenat Diagn. 2014 Oct;34(10):1015-7. doi: 10.1002/pd.4415. Epub 2014 Jun 11.
  9. Fetoscopic laser coagulation of the vascular equator versus selective coagulation for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome: an open-label randomised controlled trial.Slaghekke F, Lopriore E, Lewi L, Middeldorp JM, van Zwet EW, Weingertner AS, Klumper FJ, DeKoninck P, Devlieger R, Kilby MD, Rustico MA, Deprest J, Favre R, Oepkes D.Lancet. 2014 Jun 21;383(9935):2144-51. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62419-8. Epub 2014 Mar 7.
  10. Outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: analysis of implicated factors.Lupo E, Castoldi F, Maestri L, Rustico M, Dani C, Lista G.Minerva Pediatr. 2013 Jun;65(3):279-85.
  11. Is fetal magnetic resonance imaging indicated when ultrasound isolated mild ventriculomegaly is present in pregnancies with no risk factors?Parazzini C, Righini A, Doneda C, Arrigoni F, Rustico M, Lanna M, Triulzi F.Prenat Diagn. 2012 Aug;32(8):752-7. doi: 10.1002/pd.3896. Epub 2012 May 14.
  12. Fetal and maternal complications after selective fetoscopic laser surgery for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome: a single-center experience.Rustico MA, Lanna MM, Faiola S, Schena V, Dell’avanzo M, Mantegazza V, Parazzini C, Lista G, Scelsa B, Consonni D, Ferrazzi E.Fetal Diagn Ther. 2012;31(3):170-8. doi: 10.1159/000336227.
  13. Early formative stage of human focal cortical gyration anomalies: fetal MRI.Righini A, Parazzini C, Doneda C, Avagliano L, Arrigoni F, Rustico M, Consonni D, Re TJ, Bulfamante G, Triulzi F.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Feb;198(2):439-47. doi: 10.2214/AJR.11.6662.
  14. Bipolar cord coagulation for selective feticide in complicated monochorionic twin pregnancies: 118 consecutive cases at a single center.Lanna MM, Rustico MA, Dell’Avanzo M, Schena V, Faiola S, Consonni D, Righini A, Scelsa B, Ferrazzi EM.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Apr;39(4):407-13. doi: 10.1002/uog.11073.
  15. Fetal MRI features related to the Chiari malformations.Righini A, Parazzini C, Doneda C, Arrigoni F, Rustico M, Re TJ, Triulzi F.Neurol Sci. 2011 Dec;32 Suppl 3:S279-81. doi: 10.1007/s10072-011-0694-1.
  16. Prognostic markers of symptomatic congenital human cytomegalovirus infection in fetal blood.Fabbri E, Revello MG, Furione M, Zavattoni M, Lilleri D, Tassis B, Quarenghi A, Rustico M, Nicolini U, Ferrazzi E, Gerna G.BJOG. 2011 Mar;118(4):448-56. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2010.02822.x. Epub 2010 Dec 24.
  17. Prenatal MR imaging detection of deep medullary vein involvement in fetal brain damage.Doneda C, Righini A, Parazzini C, Arrigoni F, Rustico M, Triulzi F.AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Sep;32(8):E146-9. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A2249. Epub 2010 Oct 14.
  18. Congenital primary hydrothorax: effect of thoracoamniotic shunting on neonatal clinical outcome.Bianchi S, Lista G, Castoldi F, Rustico M.J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2010 Oct;23(10):1225-9. doi: 10.3109/14767051003678028.
  19. Early cerebral lesions in cytomegalovirus infection: prenatal MR imaging.Doneda C, Parazzini C, Righini A, Rustico M, Tassis B, Fabbri E, Arrigoni F, Consonni D, Triulzi F.Radiology. 2010 May;255(2):613-21. doi: 10.1148/radiol.10090749.
  20. Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome presenting at early stages: is there still a possible role for amnioreduction?Fichera A, Lanna M, Fratelli N, Rustico M, Frusca T.Prenat Diagn. 2010 Feb;30(2):144-8. doi: 10.1002/pd.2430.
  21. Early diagnosis, follow-up, and prenatal treatment of a case of TRAP sequence occurring in a dichorionic triamniotic triplet pregnancy.Cavoretto P, Serafini A, Valsecchi L, Lanna M, Rustico MA.J Clin Ultrasound. 2009 Jul-Aug;37(6):350-3.
  22. Prenatal magnetic resonance imaging: brain normal linear biometric values below 24 gestational weeks.Parazzini C, Righini A, Rustico M, Consonni D, Triulzi F.Neuroradiology. 2008 Oct;50(10):877-83. doi: 10.1007/s00234-008-0421-7.
  23. Prenatal magnetic resonance imaging of optic nerve head coloboma.Righini A, Avagliano L, Doneda C, Pinelli L, Parazzini C, Rustico M, Triulzi F, Bulfamante G.Prenat Diagn. 2008 Mar;28(3):242-6.
  24. Fetal serum beta2-microglobulin before and after bladder shunting: a 2-step approach to evaluate fetuses with lower urinary tract obstruction.Craparo FJ, Rustico M, Tassis B, Coviello D, Nicolini U.J Urol. 2007 Dec;178(6):2576-9.
  25. Fetal pleural effusion.Rustico MA, Lanna M, Coviello D, Smoleniec J, Nicolini U.Prenat Diagn. 2007 Sep;27(9):793-9. Review.
  26. Right congenital diaphragmatic hernia associated with a complex heart disease. Bianchi S, Fesslova V, Lista G, Rustico M, Torricelli M, Pansini L.J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2006 Aug;7(8):641-4.
  27. Influence of nuchal translucency screening on anxiety and depression levels in pregnancy and puerperium.Rustico MA, Nicolini U.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Apr;27(4):356. No abstract available.
  28. Managing twins discordant for fetal anomaly.Rustico MA, Baietti MG, Coviello D, Orlandi E, Nicolini U.Prenat Diagn. 2005 Sep;25(9):766-71. Review.
  29. Fetal size charts for the Italian population. Normative curves of head, abdomen and long bones.Paladini D, Rustico M, Viora E, Giani U, Bruzzese D, Campogrande M, Martinelli P.Prenat Diagn. 2005 Jun;25(6):456-64.
  30. Two-dimensional vs. two- plus four-dimensional ultrasound in pregnancy and the effect on maternal emotional status: a randomized study.Rustico MA, Mastromatteo C, Grigio M, Maggioni C, Gregori D, Nicolini U.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2005 May;25(5):468-72.
  31. Prenatal magnetic resonance imaging of rhombencephalosynapsis and associated brain anomalies: report of 3 cases.Napolitano M, Righini A, Zirpoli S, Rustico M, Nicolini U, Triulzi F.J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2004 Nov-Dec;28(6):762-5.
  32. Prenatal ultrasound detection of bilateral focal polymicrogyria.Delle Urban LA, Righini A, Rustico M, Triulzi F, Nicolini U.Prenat Diagn. 2004 Oct;24(10):808-11.
  33. Amnioreduction.Coviello D, Bonati F, Montefusco SM, Mastromatteo C, Fabietti I, Rustico M.Acta Biomed. 2004;75 Suppl 1:31-3.
  34. The role of integrated imaging techniques for prenatal prediction of phenotype in two cases of facial anomalies.Rustico MA, Lalatta F, Righini A, Spaccini L, Fabietti I, Nicolini U.Prenat Diagn. 2004 Jul;24(7):508-12.
  35. Magnetic resonance imaging in prenatal diagnosis of dacryocystocele: report of 3 cases.Bianchini E, Zirpoli S, Righini A, Rustico M, Parazzini C, Triulzi F.J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2004 May-Jun;28(3):422-7.
  36. Nasal bone and trisomy 21: prenatal ultrasound and postmortem morphohistological study.Rustico MA, Bussani R, Silvestri F.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Jan;23(1):96-7. No abstract available.
  37. Monitoring the IUGR fetus.Mandruzzato GP, Meir YJ, Maso G, Conoscenti G, Rustico MA.J Perinat Med. 2003;31(5):399-407. Review.
  38. Pulmonary hypertension due to spontaneous premature ductal constriction in fetal life: association with right bundle branch block.Benettoni A, Rustico MA.Cardiol Young. 2002 Dec;12(6):581-3.
  39. Does cervical length at 13-15 weeks’ gestation predict preterm delivery in an unselected population?Conoscenti G, Meir YJ, D’Ottavio G, Rustico MA, Pinzano R, Fischer-Tamaro L, Stampalija T, Natale R, Maso G, Mandruzzato G.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Feb;21(2):128-34.
  40. Does amniotic fluid alpha-fetoprotein have diagnostic or prognostic value at the time of second midtrimester genetic amniocentesis?Mandruzzato GP, Fischer-Tamaro L, De Seta F, D’Ottavio G, Rustico MA, Conoscenti G, Meir YL, Pinzano R, Maso G, Grasso A, Gigli C.Fetal Diagn Ther. 2002 May-Jun;17(3):147-52.
  41. Prenatal echocardiographic appearance of arrhythmogenic right ventricle dysplasia: a case report.Rustico MA, Benettoni A, Fontaliran F, Fontaine G.Fetal Diagn Ther. 2001 Nov-Dec;16(6):433-6.
  42. Fetal cardiac rhabdomyomatosis as a prenatal marker for the detection of latent tuberous sclerosis. An autopsy case report.Bussani R, Rustico MA, Silvestri F.Pathol Res Pract. 2001;197(8):559-61.
  43. Early screening for fetal cardiac anomalies by transvaginal echocardiography in an unselected population: the role of operator experience.Rustico MA, Benettoni A, D’Ottavio G, Fischer-Tamaro L, Conoscenti GC, Meir Y, Natale R, Bussani R, Mandruzzato GP.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Dec;16(7):614-9.
  44. Comparisons of first and second trimester screening for fetal anomalies.D’Ottavio G, Mandruzzato G, Meir YJ, Rustico MA, Fischer-Tamaro L, Conoscenti G, Natale R.Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998 Jun 18;847:200-9.
  45. Screening for fetal anomalies by ultrasound at 14 and 21 weeks.D’Ottavio G, Meir YJ, Rustico MA, Pecile V, Fischer-Tamaro L, Conoscenti G, Natale R, Mandruzzato GP.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 1997 Dec;10(6):375-80.
  46. Images in cardiology. Echocardiographic appearances of right ventricular dysplasia in the fetus.Benettoni A, Rustico MA, Fontaliran F.Heart. 1997 Aug;78(2):200. No abstract available.
  47. [Conservative management of ectopic pregnancy].Lui A, D’Ottavio G, Rustico MA, Conoscenti G, Fischer Tamaro F, Meir YJ, Maieron A, Mandruzzato GP.Minerva Ginecol. 1997 Mar;49(3):67-72. Italian.
  48. Routine prenatal screening for congenital heart disease.Rustico MA, Mandruzzato G, Benettoni A.Lancet. 1997 Jan 4;349(9044):59. No abstract available.
  49. Conotruncal anomalies in prenatal life.Paladini D, Rustico M, Todros T, Palmieri S, Gaglioti P, Benettoni A, Russo MG, Chiappa E, D’Ottavio G.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 1996 Oct;8(4):241-6.
  50. [The indications for the management of fetuses with choroid plexus cysts].Maieron A, Rustico M, Pecile V, Natale R, D’Ottavio G, Fischer Tamaro L, Conoscenti G, Meir YJ, Mandruzzato GP.Minerva Ginecol. 1996 Apr;48(4):125-33.
  51. [Seasonal incidence of extrauterine pregnancy].Strolego F, Rustico M, Pregazzi R.Minerva Ginecol. 1995 Nov;47(11):499-502. Italian.
  52. Fetal heart screening in low-risk pregnancies.Rustico MA, Benettoni A, D’Ottavio G, Maieron A, Fischer-Tamaro I, Conoscenti G, Meir Y, Montesano M, Cattaneo A, Mandruzzato G.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 1995 Nov;6(5):313-9.
  53. Endometrial assessment by transvaginal sonography and histological findings after D & C in women with postmenopausal bleeding.Conoscenti G, Meir YJ, Fischer-Tamaro L, Maieron A, Natale R, D’Ottavio G, Rustico M, Mandruzzato G.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 1995 Aug;6(2):108-15.
  54. Fetal tricuspid valve dysplasia and pulmonary atresia at 14 weeks.Rustico MA, Benettoni A, Bussani R, Maieron A, Montena P, Cociancich G.J Ultrasound Med. 1995 Aug;14(8):623-5. No abstract available.
  55. Pilot screening for fetal malformations: possibilities and limits of transvaginal sonography.D’Ottavio G, Meir YJ, Rustico MA, Conoscenti G, Maieron A, Fischer-Tamaro L, Mandruzzato G.J Ultrasound Med. 1995 Aug;14(8):575-80.
  56. [The diagnostic capacities of transvaginal echography and hysteroscopy in the characterization of endometrial pathology].Conoscenti G, Meir Y, Fischer-Tamaro L, Maieron A, Natale R, D’Ottavio G, Rustico M, Facca MC, Monterosso A, Mandruzzato G.Minerva Ginecol. 1995 Jul-Aug;47(7-8):293-300.
  57. Early fetal endocardial fibroelastosis and critical aortic stenosis: a case report.Rustico MA, Benettoni A, Bussani R, Maieron A, Mandruzzato G.Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 1995 Mar;5(3):202-5.
  58. Local reactions to luteinizing hormone releasing hormone analog therapy.Tonini G, Marinoni S, Forleo V, Rustico M.J Pediatr. 1995 Jan;126(1):159-60. No abstract available.
  59. Fetal echocardiography: the role of the screening procedure.Rustico MA, Benettoni A, D’Ottavio G, Bogatti P, Fontana A, Pecile V, Mandruzzato GP.Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 1990 Jul-Aug;36(1-2):19-25.
  60. The intrauterine hematoma: diagnostic and clinical aspects.Mandruzzato GP, D’Ottavio G, Rustico MA, Fontana A, Bogatti P.J Clin Ultrasound. 1989 Sep;17(7):503-10.
  61. Anatomic correlates of ultrasound prenatal diagnosis of urinary tract abnormalities.D’Ottavio G, Bogatti P, Rustico MA, Mandruzzato GP.Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 1989 Aug;32(2):79-87.
  62. Management of intrauterine growth retardation: diagnostic and clinical aspects.Mandruzzato GP, D’Ottavio G, Rustico MA, Alberico S, Bogatti P, Nesladek N.Fetal Ther. 1986;1(2-3):126-8.
  63. A prenatally detected inv dup(15).Pecile V, Archidiacono N, Rustico MA, Fiscella C, Rocchi M.Am J Med Genet. 1984 Aug;18(4):751-3.


  1. [Fetal adrenal blocking with corticosteroids. Diagnostic and prognostic value].Prampolini P, Dal Corso L, Rustico MA, Mandruzzato GP.Ann Ostet Ginecol Med Perinat. 1983 Jul-Aug;104(4):256-60.

A case of prune-belly syndrome: prenatal diagnostic problems.Gigli C, Azzarita A, D’Ottavio G, Rustico MA, Mandruzzato GP.Clin E